Squid is a proxy server and web cache daemon. It has a wide variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, to caching web, DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources, to aiding… Read More »Make squid to mark cache hits and misses (rpm package for Fedora 5)
Actually this tip is applicable to any Linux distribution mencoder can be run at (like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Suse and even Slackware 🙂 ) MEncoder is a free command line video decoding, encoding and filtering tool released under the GNU General Public License. It is… Read More »Convert WMV into AVI with Ubuntu
hping3 is a network tool able to send custom TCP/IP packets and to display target replies like ping program does with ICMP replies. hping3 handles fragmentation, arbitrary packets body and size and can be used in order to transfer files encapsulated under supported protocols. Using… Read More »Network Traffic Generator: hping
Here is a nice Linux tip: to get change information of some RPM package it’s enough to execute the following command rpm -q –changelog package for example rpm -q –changelog openssh will output something like: * Fri Mar 03 2006 Tomas Mraz – 4.3p2-4 -… Read More »Get changelog information from RPM and DEB package
Here you can vote for Linux distribution (or Unix) to be pre-installed at Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks. As usually Ubuntu is the most popular distribution, Debian is second, Fedora is third: Please note: it’s not a full list of suggested distros at the screen.
I’ve noticed that when I keep ssh sessions that I opened before untouched for some period of time (like 30 minutes) they become frozen and as a result I have to close ssh terminal and start a new connection. To prevent such situation I found… Read More »Secure shell (ssh) session timeout
Sometimes it happens that it’s necessary to install Fedora Core onto server you have not physical access to and there is to luck to find any person who can do it for you there. Some other distributions like Debian provides remote ssh installation while Fedora… Read More »Fedora Core remote installation howto
Few will deny that everybody who installs Fedora or other Linux distributions on a regular basis will realize one day that the installation can be done without user intervention. There is no doubts that it could at least save installer’s time. Let me describe how… Read More »Fully automated Fedora Linux installation manual (create custom installation cd)